nandrolone decanoate


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nandrolone decanoate

Endocrinology A long-acting parenteral 17β-hydroxyl ester of 19-nortestosterone with weak androgenic activity, used as an androgen–eg, for refractory anemia. Cf Androgen replacement therapy.

nandrolone decanoate

(năn′drō-lōn)
An anabolic androgenic steroid.

nandrolone decanoate

A male sex hormone with ANABOLIC properties. The drug is sometimes used also to stimulate blood cell production in APLASTIC ANAEMIA. A brand name is Deca-Durabolin.
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Stereological study of the effects of nandrolone decanoate on the rat prostate.
The reversibility of sperm quality after discontinuing nandrolone decanoate in adult male rats.
Administration of the anabolic androgenic steroid nandrolone decanoate to female rats causes alterations in the morphology of their uterus and a reduction in reproductive capacity.
High doses of nandrolone decanoate reduce volume of testis and length of seminiferous tubules in rats.
Table 2 shows the effects of the treatment with nandrolone decanoate and of physical training in the number of different cell types at the stage VIII of the seminiferous epithelium cycle (SEC).
These results show that AAS treatment, even at low doses, causes changes that can be found macroscopically, and also indicate that the action of nandrolone decanoate on the reproductive system of rats suffers interference from physical activity.
The results presented showed that the treatment with the anabolic steroid nandrolone decanoate significantly reduces the efficiency of spermatogenesis in sedentary rats, while physical training smoothed this negative interference.